by: Alan Cavanna Updated:CHARLOTTE, N.C. —
Officials say the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school district grew by surprising numbers this year.
CMS estimates the population on the
10th day of school was just more than 141,000 students.
That's 1,000 more than the district was
Officials said most of the growth is in the north and south
Parents told Eyewitness News they're happy to be a part of a growing
district but hope the growth is dealt with.
"I don't know how they'll handle the
capacity, because they already have trailers right now," parent Kim Ransom said. "So I don't know how they'll handle the capacity, but I hope it's still a good experience for us."
CMS will take an official population count later this month.
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